Hilton Honors American Express Card Changes Summer 2019

Two changes have been officially announced pertaining to two of the four Hilton Honors American Express cards for this summer: one of them is a name change; and the other can be perceived as a minor devaluation.

The name of the Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card is changing effective as of…

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Save More on Fuel 2019 With Discover and American Express

If you hold an American Express card, you may have received a recent offer through which you can get a statement credit of five dollars by using your enrolled card for a single purchase of a minimum of $30.00 — which is paid at the pump with the swipe of the card and not paid at the cashier inside of the service station — at participating Phillips 66, 76 and Conoco locations in the United States by Thursday, August 1, 2019…

…and you are limited to $15.00 in total statement credits, which means that you can take advantage of this offer up to three times…

…but if you also hold a Discover credit card, you may want to…

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What If a Hotel Property Does Not Accept the Official Credit Card of Its Parent Lodging Company?

“I’m disappointed as I recently acquired the AMEX Aspire card and will be losing out ~50k HHonors points on my $3500 stay, the $250 resort fee credit and the bulk of the spend towards meeting the $4000 threshold for HHonors 100,000 bonus point trigger. The stay is a pre-paid rate but they haven’t charged my AMEX. Also, I already booked flights for the family etc, so cancelling is out.”

With an upcoming stay next month at the new…

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Zero is a Good Number — Especially With Certain Credit Card Fees

Plenty of credit cards exist which give you such benefits as tens of thousands of points or access to lounges at airports — but those benefits can be at a cost in the form of annual fees; balance transfer fees; and foreign transaction fees. What if the most important factors in a card for you include fewer fees?

If you are a traveler with a wanderlust you cannot ignore, you might be interested in this offer…

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A Benefit Which May Not Be a Benefit With the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card

When Hilton and American Express announced four new co-branded credit cards for 2018 on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, one card which seemed to offer a promising array of benefits was the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card. You get to enjoy Diamond elite level status, unlimited passes to Priority Pass lounges, and 14 Hilton Honors bonus points per dollar spent at hotel and resort properties which are part of the Hilton portfolio worldwide — amongst other benefits — for an annual fee of $450.00.

Although one interesting potential unadvertised benefit of the card is…

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